1987 Washington Huskies football team

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1987 Washington Huskies football
Washington Huskies logo.svg
Independence Bowl, W 24–12 vs. Tulane
Conference Pacific-10
1987 record 7–4–1 (4–3–1 Pac-10)
Head coach Don James (13th year)
Offensive coordinator Gary Pinkel (4th year)
Defensive coordinator Jim Lambright (11th year)
MVP David Rill
Captain Chris Chandler
Captain Darryl Franklin
Captain Brian Habib
Captain David Rill
Home stadium Husky Stadium
Seasons
← 1986
1988 →
1987 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#18 USC + 7 1 0     8 4 0
#9 UCLA + 7 1 0     10 2 0
Washington 4 3 1     7 4 1
#20 Arizona State 3 3 1     7 4 1
Oregon 4 4 0     6 5 0
Stanford 4 4 0     5 6 0
Arizona 2 3 3     4 4 3
California 2 3 2     3 6 2
Washington State 1 5 1     3 7 1
Oregon State 0 7 0     2 9 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1987 Washington Huskies football team was an American football team that represented the University of Washington during the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season. In its 13th season under head coach Don James, the team compiled a 7–4–1 record, finished in third place in the Pacific-10 Conference, and outscored its opponents by a combined total of 295 to 254.[1] David Rill was selected as the team's most valuable player. Rill, Chris Chandler, Darryl Franklin, Brian Habib were the team captains.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 5 Stanford No. 13 Husky StadiumSeattle, WA W 31–21   73,676
September 12 Purdue* No. 12 Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA W 28–10   70,492
September 19 at Texas A&M* No. 10 Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX L 12–29   58,178
September 26 Pacific (CA)* No. 18 Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA W 31–3   69,605
October 3 at Oregon No. 16 Autzen StadiumEugene, OR L 22–29   44,421
October 10 No. 13 Arizona State Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA W 27–14   73,883
October 17 USC Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA L 23–37   71,678
October 31 Oregon State Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA W 28–12   66,392
November 7 at Arizona Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ T 21–21   50,021
November 14 at No. 7 UCLA Rose BowlPasadena, CA L 14–47   70,332
November 21 Washington State Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA (Apple Cup) W 34–19   74,038
December 19 vs. Tulane* Independence StadiumShreveport, LA (Independence Bowl) W 24–12   41,683
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Washington Yearly Results (1985–1989)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 14, 2015.